Cardiff City FC Women further clear after both title rivals held

Aberystwyth's Amy Jenkins
Aberystwyth Town’s Amy Jenkins denied Swansea City victory. (Photo: @AdranLeagues)

Cardiff City FC extended their lead in the Genero Adran League Premier with a win while both Cardiff Met and Swansea City were held.

Aberystwyth Town 2-2 Swansea City
The New Saints 1-5 Cardiff City FC
Cardiff Met 0-0 Abergavenny
Pontypridd United 6-1 Barry Town United

Siobhan Walsh, Danielle Broadhurst and Phoebie Poole gave Cardiff City FC a three-goal half-time lead, a late run of goals saw Seren Watkins and Cath Walsh add to their tally, TNS pulled one back through Helen Evans in-between.

Cardiff Met, who defeated Aberystwyth 4-0 on Wednesday, were held 0-0 by Abergavenny for only the visitors’ second point all season. The Pennies held out even after having a player dismissed.

Aberystwyth again held Swansea, Emily Thomas scored first but Stacey John-Davis and newcomer Lailah Muscat  made it 2-1 to City at half-time. Amy Jenkins’ 48th-minute goal saw the points shared.

Pontypridd United moved into the top half of the table with the Phase 2 split approaching, by hitting Barry 6-1. Emily Bayliss, Liv Francis and Holly Broad ensured a 3-0 lead going in at half time. Francis got her brace and Barry hit back through Taite Trivett but Ponty substitute Carys Bufton added her name to the score sheet and Alison Witts rounded things up with the last kick of the game.

Adran North

Rhyl P-P Felinheli
Airbus UK Broughton 0-10 Connah’s Quay Nomads

Connah’s Quay Nomads took over from Wrexham at the top, after a double-figure result at Airbus, Kirstie Kural netting six times.

Adran South

Swansea University 1-2 Briton Ferry Llansawel
Caldicot Town 0-5 Cascade

Briton Ferry stayed top with three points at Swansea University, but had to overcome a deficit with efforts from Megan Kearle and Lucy Powell.

Five-goal Cascade kept on their heels, Anny Lewis at the double, singles for Jess Pascoe, Amelia Mills and Chrystalla Moreton.

Genero Adran Premier midweek matches

1 February – Swansea City v The New Saints (Llandarcy Academy of Sport, 7.45pm)

2 February – Abergavenny v Pontypridd United (Pen-Y-Pound Stadium, 7.45pm)

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